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13. The nurse practitioner diagnoses epididymitis in a 24 years old sexually active male patient.
The drug of choice for treatment of this patient is: Ceftriaxone 250mg 14. How do you respond when Jessica, age 42, asks you what constitutes a good minimum cardiovascular workout? 15. The intervention known to be most effective in the treatment of severe depression, with or without psychosis, is:16. You are assessing a patient after a sports injury to his right knee. You elicit a positive anterior/posterior drawer sign. This test indicates an injury to the: he A. lateral meniscus B. cruciate ligament C. medial meniscus D. collateral ligament. 17. A 32 year old female patient presents with fever, chills, right flank pain, right costovertebral
angle tenderness, and hematuria. Her urinalysis is positive for leukocytes and red blood cells. The nurse practitioner diagnoses pyelonephritis. The most appropriate management is:18. A 21-year-old female presents to the office complaining of urinary frequency and urinary burning. The nurse practitioner suspects a urinary tract infection when the urinalysis reveals • 19. A middle-aged man presents to urgent care complaining of pain of the medial condyle of the lower humerus. The man works as a carpenter and describes a gradual onset of pain. On exam, the medial epicondyle is tender and pain is increased with flexion and pronation. Range of motion is full The most likely cause of this patient’s pain is: 20. The initial clinical sign of Dupuytren’s contracture is:21. The best test to determine microalbuminuria to assist in the diagnosis of diabetic neuropathy
22. What is the first symptom seen in the majority of patients with Parkinson’s disease?
23. The most commonly recommended method for prostate cancer screening in a 55 year old male is:24. Martin, age 24, presents with an erythematous ear canal, pain, and a recent history of swimming. What do you suspect?25. Which of the following symptoms suggests a more serious cause of back pain?26. Josh, age 22, is a stock boy and has an acute episode of low back pain. You order and NSAIDand tell him which of the following? • 27. A 72 year old female patient reports a 6 month history of gradually progressive swollen and painful distal interphalangeal (DIP) joints of one hand. She has no systemic symptoms but the erythrocyte sedimentation rate (ESR), antinuclear antibody (ANA), and rheumatoid factor (RF) are all minimally elevated. What is the most likely diagnosis?28. A patient taking levothyroxine is being over-replaced. What condition is he at risk for?29. Which of the following is the most common cause of low back pain?